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Local Obits for Sat. Jul 2nd, 2016

Banks

Christopher Matthew Floyd, inf, Maysville
Infant Christopher Matthew Floyd of Maysville  passed away Saturday July 2, 2016. Funeral Service Thursday 12:10 p.m. St. Catherine Laboure Catholic Church. Ward's Funeral ...
Jeffrey J. Jones, 33, Gillsville
Mr. Jeffrey J. Jones, age 33 of Gillsville, GA passed away on Saturday, July 2, 2016 in Habersham County. Visitation will be held on Saturday, July 9, 2016 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at ...

Habersham

Douglas James Fraser, 86, Demorest
Douglas James Fraser, Demorest, lately of Decatur, Georgia died July 2. He was 86. Douglas was preceded in death by his oldest son, Douglas Fitzdouglas Fraser, who died July 2, 201 ...

Jackson

Rilla Carter, 71, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Rilla “Nettie Mae” Carter, age 71, of Jefferson, who passed away on Saturday, July 2, 2016. Mrs. Carter was born in Jacks ...

Lumpkin

Herbert Glenn Odom, 88, Dahlonega
Herbert Glenn Odom, age 88, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away on Saturday, July 2, 2016 at Gold City Convalescent Center in Dahlonega, GA.   Glenn was born on March 9, 1928 ...
Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95
Jake LaMotta, the former middleweight champion whose life was depicted in the film "Raging Bull," has died
Memorial service Saturday for former GHS teacher, coach
A memorial service will be held Saturday for Jean Gruhn, who along with her late husband, Bobby, was a longtime fixture at Gainesville High School, where both served as a teacher and a coach.
NASCAR’s Ted Christopher passes away in plane crash
NASCAR champion Ted Christopher passed away Saturday after being involved in a plane crash in Connecticut. He was 59.
Beloved character actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at 91
Hollywood is mourning the loss of beloved character actor Harry Dean Stanton
Hall County's first fire chief dies at 72
Larry Williams, who was the first chief of the Hall County Fire Department, died Thursday at his home in Maysville.
Janice Riley, longtime head of Ninth District Opportunity, dies
The funeral will be held Saturday for Janice Riley, longtime executive director of Gainesville-based Ninth District Opportunity, who died earlier this week following a brief illness.
Tommy Irvin, longtime Georgia agriculture chief, dies at 88
​Former Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin, whose four decades in office made him one of the longest-serving statewide officials in U.S., died at the age of 88, the department he once ran confirmed Friday.
'Cheers' actor, radio host Jay Thomas dies at 69
A publicist for Jay Thomas says the actor and radio host has died at 69